Work and study vocabulary

Is each section below about work or study?

Graduate

Major

Faculty

Department

Section

Team

CEO

Line manager

Director

Vice-Chancellor

Halls/ Dormitory

Tuition fees

Lose your job

Redundancies/ Downsizing

Sack/ Fire/ Dismiss

BA/ BSc/ Bachelor’s/ First degree

Postgraduate degree

MA/ MSc/ MBA/ Masters

Fail a test

College

Classmate

Gap year

Grant

Student loans

Cubicle

Memo

Demotion- Promotion

Doctorate/ PhD

Post-doc

Re-take

Straight As

Top marks

A distinction

Lecturer

Scholarship

Kindergarten/ Playschool/ Nursery

Scrape through

Pass mark

Finals

Headmaster- Headmistress

Sandwich course

Freshers’ week

Mortarboard

Co-ed

Detention

Term/ Semester

Dissertation/ Thesis

Humanities

Cramming

(Fellow) alumni

Campus

Headquarters/ Head office

Warehouse

Perks

Colleague/ Workmate

Unemployed/ On the dole

Resume/ CV and cover letter

Self-employed/ Your own boss

Breadwinner

Salesman

Job security

Factory

Commute

Certificate/ Qualification

(Private) language school

Diploma

(Unpaid) overtime

House husband/ Homemaker

Sick leave

Entry requirements

Enrol

Retrain

Choose one of the words above which you think would make a good personal question. Make the question first, then flip a coin to see if you can ask the question to someone else (= heads) or you have to answer yourself (= heads).

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